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Mashpee Wampanaog Tribe overcomes hurdles with casino plan

Yet another obstacle -- in the form of a lawsuit against the Bureau of Indian Affairs -- might be losing financial support.

Cowlitz Tribe aims to hire locally as casino construction continues

With about 1,000 jobs on the line, the tribe is reaching out to its members and to the local community.

Cloverdale Rancheria wins approval of casino land-into-trust bid

The decision comes two years after the final environmental impact statement was issued and nearly eight years after the process formally began.

New bill takes aim at casinos opposed by rival tribes in California

The Enterprise Rancheria and the North Fork Rancheria are now being targeted by lawmakers on Capitol Hill.

Mille Lacs Band announces upgrades as casino marks 25 years

The two locations of the Grand Casino Mille Lacs in Minnesota will be seeing significant new investments.

Florida racks up legal bills in gaming fight with Seminole Tribe

Some lawyers are getting paid as high as $350 an hour as part of a dispute over a Class III gaming compact.

Timbisha Shoshone Tribe sees warmer reception to casino bid

A large group of advocates listened to Chairman George Gholson explain why the tribe is pursuing a development more than 130 miles from its headquarters.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe praises rejection of rival casino bid

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission voted 4 to 1 to deny a license for a commercial proposal less than 20 miles from the tribe's First Light Resort and Casino.

Forest County Potawatomi Tribe announces another hiring change at casino

The hiring of Rodney Ferguson as chief operating officer comes less than a week after the longtime general manager left the Potawatomi Hotel and Casino.

Timbisha Shoshone Tribe sees casino as a path to self-sufficiency

The tribe has a reservation in Death Valley National Park but living conditions there can be difficult and development options are extremely limited.

Tunica-Biloxi Tribe enters gaming agreement with Mohegan Tribe

The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority will provide gaming, hospitality and entertainment consulting services to the Paragon Casino Resort.

Graton Rancheria on track to complete $175M casino expansion

The Graton Resort and Casino is seeing a hotel with 200 rooms and a convention center.

Pokagon Band to debut casino expansion project by end of year

The Four Winds Dowagiac will grow by 2,700 square-feet to make way for more slot machines and table games.

Fond du Lac Band won't confirm plan for site adjacent to casino

The footprint of the Fond-du-Luth Casino in Duluth, Minnesota, is about to grow with approval of a land-into-trust application.

Connecticut tribes delay decision on potential casino until 2017

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe had insisted they could move quickly in order to counteract competition from neighboring Massachusetts.

Oregon Lottery official fired as Lewis and Clark ads come down

Gov. Kate Brown (D) insists the decision was not linked to an ill-conceived Lewis and Clark-themed advertising campaign that drew complaints from the Coquille Tribe.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe disputes rival's casino market study

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is expected to decide whether to move forward with a project less than 20 miles from the tribe's site.

First Nations move forward with another casino in Saskatchewan

The proposed facility in Lloydminster would join six other Native casinos operated by the Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority.

Coquille Tribe succeeds with complaint against state lottery ads

It's the end of the trail for an ill-conceived Lewis and Clark-themed advertising campaign in Oregon.

Timbisha Shoshone Tribe off-reservation casino bid stirs debate

The project, which is generating significant discussion online, is the subject of a special town hall in Ridgecrest, California.

Oglala Sioux Tribe wins approval for new Class III gaming compact

The tribe is now able to offer craps, keno and roulette following voter approval of a gaming initiative in South Dakota.

Pokagon Band touts $248M in economic impacts fueled by gaming enterprise

Gaming has been good for the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians and the tribe's surrounding communities in Michigan and Indiana.

Arizona tribes continue to spend big in DC amid fight over casino

The Gila River Indian Community spent $690,000 on one lobbying firm while the Tohono O'odham Nation spent $430,000.

Suspect in Forest County Potawatomi casino shooting found dead

Terrill J. Thomas, 38, had been accused of firing a gun and stealing $4,825 in gaming chips at the Potawatomi Hotel and Casino in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Editorial: Oregon governor takes unusual stance on tribal gaming

If you’re a business owner, you’d also be upset if the state began operating a business similar to yours, and then began telling you that your business is too big.

Connecticut tribes still haven't selected a site for potential casino

Key lawmakers say time is running out for them to consider a casino that would be jointly operated by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe.

Ex-employee of Winnebago Tribe casino accused of stealing $15K

Mark Hannan allegedly stole about $15,000 in cash from the Native Star Casino on the Nebraska portion of the reservation.

Forest County Potawatomi Tribe names new manager for casino

Hartford Shegonee, the vice chairman and a former chairman of the tribe, will be in charge of the Potawatomi Hotel and Casino in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Critics cite God in opposing Timbisha Shoshone Tribe casino plan

One pastor asked: 'Do we want to risk the displeasure of God for $395,000 a year?'

Saginaw Chippewa Tribe reopens casino after two bomb threats

Two bomb threats were phoned in to the Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort in Mount Pleasant, Michigan, on Thursday night.

Kalispel Tribe welcomes public players to golf course near casino

The general public will be able to play at the storied Kalispel Golf and Country Club in Spokane, Washington, for the first time.

Man charged for shooting at Forest County Potawatomi Tribe's casino

The Potawatomi Hotel and Casino closed for a few hours last Friday when a patron fired a gun in a high-stakes area of the facility.

Navajo Nation debates funding for fire station at flagship casino

Tribal gaming officials are seeking $4.5 million for the project at the Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort in Arizona.

Timbisha Shoshone Tribe sees opposition to off-reservation casino

Officials delayed consideration of a municipal services agreement due to opposition voiced by residents in Ridgecrest, California.

Graton Rancheria installs electric car charging stations at casino

The Graton Resort and Casino in northern California features seven stations for owners of electric vehicles.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe awaits decision on rival casino plan

The tribe has warned the Massachusetts Gaming Commission not to approve the $675 million project, which would be less than 20 miles from the First Light Resort and Casino.

Iowa Tribe aims to be first in Indian Country with poker website

PokerTribe.Com is set to launch with free money play on May 17 and real money play on August 17.

Coquille Tribe slams 'Lewis and Clark' campaign for Oregon Lottery

The spots depict explorers Lewis and Clark, and even an animated bear, 'discovering' gaming machines in the wild

Fantasy sports bill in doubt due to impact on tribes in Connecticut

Attorney General George Jepsen said the measure could jeopardize the exclusivity promised to the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe.

Gun Lake Tribe shares $88M in gaming revenues with community

The Gun Lake Casino has been a boom to local communities and the state of Michigan.

Timbisha Shoshone Tribe seeks off-reservation casino agreement

The tribe is looking at a site in Ridgecrest, more than 130 miles from its headquarters in Bishop, California.

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community revives off-reservation casino

The tribe wants to relocate the Ojibwa Casino in Marquette. Michigan, to a site that's actually closer to its reservation.

Menominee Nation wins decision to join rival tribe's gaming case

The Menominee Nation and the Forest County Potawatomi Community continue to battle over a controversial off-reservation casino in Wisconsin.

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe schedules job fair as casino debut nears

The highly-anticipated Naskila Entertainment facility will mark the return of gaming to the reservation in more than a decade.

Donald Trump tried to bully his way into New York tribe's casino bid

After the developers refused to bring the Republican presidential candidate on board, he ran racist ads against the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe.

White Earth Nation tries to address concerns about planned casino

The tribe hopes to open a casino at Star Lake, a community away from the reservation, sometime in 2017.

Eastern Cherokees shut down casino parking garage after collapse

One person suffered minor injuries when a parking ramp at the Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort collapsed.

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